Blockchain 101

Basics

The following articles will give a basic overview of how the technology works for those who are not familiar with Blockchain.

A gentle introduction to Blockchain
A gentle introduction to immutability of Blockchains
– A gentle introduction to smart contracts
Blockchains vs centralized databases

Use cases

The following articles are for those who have an understanding of what the technology is and want to know how the technology has been applied to real use cases.

Mærsk
Georgian land registry
Swedish land registry
Corruption in Ukrainian government
Medical records in Estonia & Dubai
#Blockchain4EU – EU Science HUB

Coding

The following articles are for those who have an understanding of what the technology is and want to learn how to code smart contracts.

CryptoZombies: an interactive Solidity tutorial by Loom Network

Ethereum Smart Contract Security Best Practices: a guide by ConsenSys

Ethernaut: a Solidity security game by Zeppelin

Capture the Ether: another Solidity security game by Steve Marx of ConsenSys

Science

The following articles are for those who have a good understanding of Blockchain but wish to dig deeper and understand the technical side. Some of these articles may require some computer science knowledge.

Consensus Mechanisms
Byzantine Fault Tolerance
zkSNARKs in a nutshell (Zero Knowledge Proofs)

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